Italy. The country of art, of music, of literature. And most importantly, the country of contrasts. Find out what my reverse culture shocks were when moving back to my home country.
STORY TIME: Getting fined in Portovenere.
They say a life without risk, is hardly life at all. And isn't this true - from smaller adventures to full scale escapades, our life's most exciting times are hardly ones where we follow rules closely. You see it in history - what would have happened if Columbus had been too scared of the vastness … Continue reading STORY TIME: Getting fined in Portovenere.
EXPLORING HOME: CINQUE TERRE, PORTOVENERE, VIAREGGIO
In my 2017 resolutions, I listed “visiting my own region a bit more” as one of my top priorities. I was adamant to do this as I realised much of the beauty of my country was getting lost on me, as I wasted my days away without paying it enough attention. My hometown, as some … Continue reading EXPLORING HOME: CINQUE TERRE, PORTOVENERE, VIAREGGIO
CHRISTMAS IN ITALY: A FAMILY BUSINESS
Christmas is a family business. We all know it, we all claim to hate it, we all love it deep inside. The food, the warmth, the fact that your family is trying to get together at least this one time of the year - as fake as some of you might say it is - … Continue reading CHRISTMAS IN ITALY: A FAMILY BUSINESS